SWK 378 

Intersections of Agricultural and Social Welfare Systems in Cuba:

Paradigms and Paradoxes

Fall 2012




Instructors:  Lucy Lawrence and Chase Hubbard
Library Support:  Chris Nugent





Basic Info and Books about Cuba:


CountryWatch

Statesman's Yearbook

World Data Analyst

Credo Reference Collection

Our Library Catalog

   
Possible terms to use in a subject search:

                        Cuba politics and government

                        Cuba history and revolution 1959

                        Cuba history 1959 1990

                        Cuba social conditions 21st century

                        Cuba sustainable agriculture



Assignment #1:  Journal Article Review

These databases are good places to find peer-reviewed journal articles:

Academic Search Complete

Proquest Research Library

Social Sciences Full Text


Citing your articles in APA format

Use 
Owl, the Purdue University Online Writing Lab
or the Son of Citation Machine.



Assignment #2:  Website Review

Evaluating Web Resources
YouTube tutorial created by the librarians from Wolfgram Memorial Library at Widener University.
The exercise starting at 3.8 minutes is especially useful.


Here are a few general websites for Cuba:

Fodor's Travel Guide (http://www.fodors.com/world/caribbean/cuba/)

From the U.S. State Department (http://www.state.gov/p/wha/ci/cu/)

From the World Bank (http://data.worldbank.org/country/cuba)

From the UN World Health Organization (http://www.who.int/countries/cub/en/)


The organizations listed below deal with international social welfare issues:

Childs Right Information Network
Directory of Development Organizations
World Food Program
OECD:  Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development
UNICEF:  The United Nations Children's Fund , statistics on Cuba
United Nations Development Programme
World Health Organisation, Cuba
    see also WHO Country Cooperation Strategy at a Glance, Cuba
National Association of Social Workers (NASW) Social Services in Cuba Report

   


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Last updated:  September 3, 2012
by Chris Nugent